Assignment for December 7

November 16, 2011

RESEARCH

Paper – Written results of research project:
at least three thousand (3,000) words of polished prose [at least five thousand (5,000) words of polished prose if graduate student enrolled for four hours credit], with citations and bibliography in an appropriate style, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

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Assignment for November 16

November 9, 2011

RESEARCH

Presentation – Oral synopsis of research project:
eight to ten (8-10) minutes of extemporaneous comments summarizing your findings, supported by a one-page handout bearing your name and project title.

Assignment for November 9

November 2, 2011

READINGS

Preview Hunting Sacred, Everything Listens (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to introduce the book.

Read pages 1-127 of Hunting Sacred, Everything Listens; come prepared to discuss each chapter.

RESEARCH

Outline – Tentative organization of research paper:
at least one (1) full page specifying main points and subpoints, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for November 2

October 26, 2011

READINGS

Preview Lovelock and Gaia (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to introduce the book.

Read pages 1-152 of Lovelock and Gaia; come prepared to discuss each chapter.

RESEARCH

Come prepared to summarize and critique several of your key bibliographic sources.

Assignment for October 26

October 19, 2011

READINGS

Read pages 181-274 of The Spell of the Sensuous; come prepared to discuss each chapter.

RESEARCH

Bibliography – Penultimate list of research sources:
at least ten (10) relevant books, articles, and websites you have studied, cited in an appropriate bibliographic style, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for October 19

October 12, 2011

READINGS

Read pages 93-179 of The Spell of the Sensuous; come prepared to discuss each chapter.

RESEARCH

Come prepared to discuss ways in which the books by Linden, Harvey, and Shepard connect with your research project.

Assignment for October 12

October 5, 2011

READINGS

Preview The Spell of the Sensuous (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to introduce the book.

Read pages 1-92 of The Spell of the Sensuous; come prepared to summarize and critique each chapter.

RESEARCH

Proposal – Formal description of research topic:
at least three hundred (300) words detailing the focus, methodology, and significance of your project, accompanied by a working bibliography of relevant sources you have accessed, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.